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Jan 20, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> when barack obama came, did you stay there? >> i did. i had to go through this in my book. the chief of staff, i said, there is a lot of work left, and you need to know what the president wants. if he had anybody else in mind, or was uncomfortable with me, i did not want to stay. he is the new president. an important job. he was very reassuring. he said, i am sure it is fine. so i was very reassured by that conversation. several days later, a big bloomberg story was that tim geithner was trying to force me out. all this stuff about how i was not a team player, even if i stayed, i would not be part of the important policy decisions, it was a petty story. >> where did it come from? >> i do not know. there was a backlash. the chairman of the senate banking committee wrote a letter to the president asking him to keep me. he said, he liked me and what i was saying and i had a sense of urgency that he liked. that was it. i stayed. i tried to find out. we had disagreements. i did not think it was a bad thing to voice different views. i was surprised. we did not have a very productive conver
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